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An orca stranding itself to hunt seals in Punte Norte, Peninsula Valdes

Trip ReportsPosted on: Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Orca's of Punte Norte, Peninsula Valdes

written by Monique Fallows

In terms of spectacular wildlife events I am sure for many of you a number of instances instantly come to mind. In my case Orcas stranding themselves in order to hunt sea lion pups is right up there, even though I did not know much about it. Durin...

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Shark Trip ReviewsPosted on: Sunday, 1 April 2012

Testimonial

written by Maria Clark

Dear Mr. Fallows, My name is Maria Clark. My son, Connor, sent you a letter requesting an autographed picture as part of an assignment for his 5th grade writing class. He received your poster and letter a couple of weeks ago and I just wanted t...

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A great white shark caught in nets off Fish Hoek beach, Cape Town.

Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Sunday, 11 March 2012

Great White Killed in Fishing Nets off Fish Hoek

written by Monique Fallows

We just received tragic news that a very large 4.3 meter (14 foot) female Great white shark was caught and drowned in a whelk fishing net off Fish Hoek beach today. There has been a fishing licence issued for whelk that allows the fishermen to use...

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A spotted gully shark in Struibaai.

Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Monday, 5 March 2012

Spotted Gully Shark Encounter

written by Monique Fallows

Every summer Chris I aim to try and dive with this normally shy species of shark. They live in temperate waters and can be found in the kelp forests, shallow bays and off sandy beaches. They are endemic to Southern Africa but are cousins to the A...

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Stop shark finning!

Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Neurotoxins In Shark Fins

written by Monique Fallows

Neurotoxins In Shark Fins: A Human Health Concern MIAMI (February 23, 2012) -- Sharks are among the most threatened of marine species worldwide due to unsustainable overfishing. Sharks are primarily killed for their fins alone, to fuel the gro...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 29 February 2012

February 2012 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Great White Sharks, Seal Island Some fantastic news from Seal Island is that our Great white sharks seem to have made a very early return. I almost feel nervous writing about the sharks arriving back at Seal Island, they are so finicky that if t...

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Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Monday, 27 February 2012

Shark Week

written by Monique Fallows

When is Shark Week Discovery Channels Shark Week is a weeklong series of programs that focuses solely on, you guessed it, Sharks! If you are a shark fanatic you pretty much hole up and dont venture out the house during this week as you engross yo...

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Monique Fallows cage diving with a Great White shark around Seal Island, False Bay.

Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Monday, 20 February 2012

My Best Shark Cage Diving Experience Ever!

written by Monique Fallows

Many tourists and wildlife fanatics visit Cape Town with their number 1 priority to go shark cage diving with one of the oceans most formidable predators, The Great White Shark. In fact tourism stats show that over 40,000 people participate in cag...

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Seal Island, False Bay, Cape Town

Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Thursday, 16 February 2012

Celebrating False Bay, Serengeti of the Sea

written by Chris Fallows

Intro In this next edition of six blogs we will be celebrating the magnificent marine wildlife that can be found in False Bay. The feature will highlight the mega predators of False Bay, their dependence on the bay and interconnectivity with othe...

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Great White Shark NewsPosted on: Friday, 10 February 2012

Caught on Camera

written by Chris Fallows

Persuading large gamefish to take a lure or well presented bait can be difficult at times. Now try getting close enough to these turbo charged machines without hooking them to take a photograph and you will find that this becomes an even more chal...

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